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6 myths about data-driven design

There is a lot of buzz about data-driven design, but very little agreement about what data-driven design really means. Even deciding how to define …

UX Design

A Simple Web App That Makes Designing Your Own Font A Cinch

Think you’ve got what it takes to design the next Helvetica? Prove it with this app.<p>Designing a typeface is an equal mixture of art and science. But what if you take the art out of the equation, and just leave the (computer) science? Metaflop is a new online playground for font creation that lets …

Exciting CSS Apps, Tools, & Resources For Developers

Developing brilliant websites with appropriate coding to respond and appeal to all kinds of users is a taxing task for designers. To avoid creating …

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …

Graphic Design

Peanut Butter Caramel No-Bake Icebox Cake

<b>This no-bake cake starts with a flavor explosion of peanut butter, caramel and chocolate. What could possibly be better? How about a simple recipe</b> …

Best Practices for Accordion Interfaces in Web Design

The word “accordion” typically conjures a mental image of your favorite polka band. However that’s not what we are talking about when referring to …

Using Squire, a Lightweight HTML5 Rich Text Editor

At only 11.5 KB of JavaScript and with no dependencies, free, open source Squire is an extremely lightweight solution for rich text input.

3 apps you need in your web design toolbox

We've all got our favourite text editors, opinions about Photoshop and stance on Illustrator. In short, we're all got our personal toolset which we …

What Are the Trending Web Design Layouts?

The emphasis put on websites to perform at high-speed is set to have an impact on the web layout trends in 2015. The strict, traditional formula of …

Dropdown Menus with More Forgiving Mouse Movement Paths | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On February 23, 2015<p>This is a fairly old UX concept that I haven't heard talked about in a while, but is still relevant in the case …

Top 10 Best JavaScript Libraries For Web Developers

<b>JavaScript Libraries</b> are pre-written JavaScript which allows for easier development of JavaScript-based applications or any other web development …

Best and worst foods to eat when you’re sick

When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms and …

40+ Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers

We’re back with another collection of cool design freebies for designers. We’re sure you are having a hard time keeping up with design trends (we …

Getting started with jQuery and jQuery UI – Back to Basics

jQuery and jQuery UI - Getting Started<p>Since you are reading this Getting started guide on jQuery and jQuery UI, I am assuming you are either a …

#javascript: console lesser known features.

We’ve all used the console tools for age (Thank you Firebug) ; but most of us use only use the basic features like console.log() or …

JavaScript Debugging Tips Using the Chrome Dev Tools, Deb.js, and More

In this blog post we will go over some useful tips and tricks for debugging client-side Javascript using the Chrome Dev Tools. We will focus on …

5 Ways to Present Your Online Design Portfolio

<b>Special Advertising Note:</b><i> The following sponsored content is brought to you courtesy of Squarespace, one of HOW’s trusted partners.</i>As a burgeoning …

Terrible JavaScript Mistakes To Avoid With A Static Code Analyzer

JSLint, JSHint And Closure Compiler<p>You have three main choices for static analyzers in the JavaScript world: JSLint, JSHint and Closure …